Structural Building Components Survey

Structural Building Components Survey


A quarterly survey in partnership with the Structural Building Components industry (SBCA) that provides insights into the components manufacturing and framing contractor industries.

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Track where the structural building components industry is headed

Evaluate the current state of the structural building components industry.

Get an overview of the industry based on expected revenue, demand, and changes in project volume.

Measure future industry sentiment.

Access our boots on the ground commentary about future industry performance and an overall “current market conditions” rating.

Target opportunities at the right time.

Get key insights into how professionals in the industry are navigating challenges and leveraging opportunities.

In collaboration with

Structural Building Components Association

Established in 1983, the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) is the only international trade association representing manufacturers of structural building components. Its membership also includes truss plate suppliers, original equipment manufacturers and resellers, computer software companies, lumber suppliers, builders and professional individuals in the fields of engineering, marketing and management.
What’s Included in This Report

The economic pulse of the components manufacturing and framing contractor industries

All of our surveys are delivered via email with a short summary, and are posted in our client portal for easy access. Every quarter, here’s what you can expect in the Structural Building Components Survey:

Structural Building Components Index

The Structural Building Components Index (SBCI) is a diffusion index based on year-over-year project volume, forward-looking expectations about projects, and an overall measure of demand for products and services in the structural building components industry.

Industry Guidance

A peek at future expectations of revenues, volumes, and overall industry health

Project Volume

An overview of project volume growth, backlogs, and project postponements and/or cancellations

Opportunities and Challenges

A resource for insights into current industry pain-points and future opportunities.

Market Commentary

Boots on the ground commentary about future industry performance and how challenges and opportunities are being addressed.

Industry Trends

A directional indicator for cycle times and new trends in the industry

Receive accurate answers for these critical questions

How much should the structural components industry grow by project volume over the next year?

What is the expected full-year revenue growth for the structural components industry?

Are structural building components manufacturers experiencing project delays or cancellations?

What is the demand for structural building components and services?

What opportunities and challenges in the structural building components industry should I be aware of?

What is the overall health of the structural building components industry?

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